landscape

Photo by Simon Devitt of Silo Park promenade and wetland

Celebrating and preserving its industrial maritime past – Auckland’s Silo Park

Earlier in the year, my daughter and I set up a stall selling African handcrafted goods at the Silo Park markets. Running from Friday night through to Sunday over the summer months, this temporary market occupies the promenade between former cement silos and a bio-retention wetland at Auckland’s Silo Park. A collaborative design effort between […] Read more…

Tea houses, meditation huts …

I have an enduring passion for architecture that blurs the boundary between building and landscape. For me, the best buildings are those that are in harmony with the landscape and enhance, and are enhanced by, their surroundings. Not surprising really, given I spent 6 years studying landscape architecture and garden design. As much as I […] Read more…